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  1. Oct 2019
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    1. TomorrowIgointotheschooltoassistmyhus-bandinteachingthesmallerclass

      Mills helps Sproat in the classroom

    2. OurfamilyisnowenlargedbyMr.[EdmundF.]ElyandMr.Air[FrederickAyer]andson,whoarestayingwithusaweekorso,theyappeartobejustmenwalkinginthefearoftheLor

      Ely and Ayer visit Mills and Sproat

    3. WehaveassociatedwithusnowMrSproat&hisw

      Hall and Sproat are working together

    4. itwillbebest,probably,foryoutousethatforpayingallyourexpensesonyourway,tillitisexpanded,andpostponere-'oeivinganyonaccountoftheBoard,tillyouactuallynee

      Greene advises Sproat to use his own money until he runs out, and only then to use the Board's money

    5. GreenetoSproat,Jan27‘“,Boston,18

      Greene leaves it up to Sproat to decide if the womyn from his hometown should be his missionary wife

    6. ThefollowinghoweverIthinkoughttonbe]possessedinsomegoodde-greebyeverymissionaryandmissionary'srifeamongtheheathen,judgingfromthelittleexperienceIhavehadamongourIndianmis-eione

      Sproat describes what he feels are the qualities necessary for missionaries

    7. IquestionmuchwhetheritismydutytoreturntoLaPointet

      Sproat isn't sure he wants to return to La Pointe

    8. Thethoughthasoccurredtomethatsixmonthsspentinthestudyofmedicine,withsomeablepractitioner,wouldbeofgreaterservicetomeasamissionarythananyothercoursewhichIcouldpursue.Willyoupleasewriteandinformmehowtheplanpresentsitselftoyou,andifyouthinkthattherewouldbeanobjectio

      Sproat "agrees" with Greene that he would do well at La Pointe, but then "offers" that perhaps he would be more useful longterm if he studied in New England over the winter

    9. IquestionmuchwhetheritismydutytoreturntoLaPointethis

      Sproat tells Greene he's not sure he should return to La Pointe

    10. SHalltoDavidGreene,LaPointe

      Hall apologizes to Greene for sending Sproat to look for help because the Board is so broke

    11. Determinedthatthebestandmostefficientwayformetodogoodamongthispeoplewasbyitineratingamongthem,asIhavedonefor4weekspast,enteringintotheirhuts,sittingdownamongthem,instructingtheirchildren,andendeavouringtoimparttothemthewordofLife,asGodshallenable

      best mode of Christianization for Sproat is to visit all the Natives as individuals, rather than calling them together

    12. llappearedgladtoseeme,andwillingtohavetheirchildreninstructed.O

      Sproat finds that most of the Natives at Sugar Bush are okay with their children being educated at a school

    13. MrSproatwhohasthechargeoftheschool,hasnointention,sofarasIknow,ofbeingmarried.Hadheawife,Iwouldnotaskforanyotheraidinthepresentscarcityof

      Hall wants Sproat to get married

    14. rsGamagebringsyouthis.Shestillfeels,Ibelieve,astrongdispositiontogooutwithus.Ihaveendeavouredfaithfullyandplainlytorepresenttoherthetrialsandtoilsofmissionarylife,asfarasIknow.Butsheisnotatalldisinheartened[sic

      Mrs. Gamage wants to join the missionaries, but Sproat has tried to convince her not to

    1. nOctoberlast,oneofournumber,aninfantoftenmonnhsold;ardtheonlychildofMr.andMrsSproat,wasremoved_framthisrorldafterashortilln

      Mrs. Sproat's child died after sickness

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